Hov managed to make an impressive deal with Samsung selling them 1,000,000 copies of his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, and because of that the project has already been deemed platinum by the RIAA. Last Tuesday Jay-Z released his album physically and today we got the sales figures for the physical version of his album.

It looks as if Jay-Z will now be awarded a gold plaque to go with his platinum plaque he was awarded last week. Despite the album being available to 1,000,000 Samsung device owners free, the physical version of his album managed to sell over 500,000 copies in it’s first week out and guaranteeing another #1 for Hova.

jay-z magna carta holy grail first week sales figures

Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail first week sales figures.